Monthly Archives: January 2011

The "Mouse"

….is actually a mole. Let me tell you about this poor little guy  nasty thing whose coffin is my attempt to be organized with Christmas cards but alas am not. We had a mouse trap.  The kind where you catch … Continue reading

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Who Could This Masked Wonder Be?

He is very related. Oh, Look!  It’s Grandpa French!  Quite possibly the world’s weirdest most hilarious grandpa!  And we are so blessed that he will wrap himself up in Storygirl’s brand new just-made-by-Grandma-French cape for Sweet Pea and Buddy giggles! … Continue reading

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Mastering Bread–Tempting Fate

Can’t you just smell it baking? This week’s attempt to master bread came from a friend from college.   (notice how I am not saying master bread making?  This is intentional.  I  am going to get this, so help me!  And then I will … Continue reading

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Squirt’s Accident

  Do you want to know what the worst sound in the world is? Thumpathumpathumpathump. Thump. Thump. When you realize that it’s your baby falling down a full flight of stairs, that’s the worst sound in the world. It sounds … Continue reading

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Introducing My Sweet Peas and Buddies

At A Traveling Thought they were called my superstars and more specifically their names were Wordgirl, Princess Pea, Dash, and JackJack. I am quite fond of them.  But that’s at A Traveling Thought. And this is Sweet Peas & Buddies. … Continue reading

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Mastering Bread: A Yeast Experience

Since I have committed myself to the undertaking of mastering the art of baking a loaf of bread, I decided that my house shouldn’t be yeastless. Try saying that 5 times fast! Go ahead. Outloud. yeastless.  yeastless.  yeastless. yeastless. yeatless … Continue reading

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Mastering Bread–It will NOT master me!

Inspired by William Alexander’s book 52 Loaves, I have decided to take it upon myself to bake a loaf of bread weekly.  I’m not looking for the perfect peasant loaf.  I’m looking to be able to master the art of … Continue reading

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